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Patrick Chung Announces Retirement From Football, Patriots Teammates React Over Social Media

Robert Alvarez
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March 18, 2021 at 8:54 pm ET

Patrick Chung Announces Retirement From Football, Patriots Teammates React Over Social Media(PHOTO: Derick E. Hingle - USA TODAY Sports)

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On Thursday, New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung formally announced his retirement from professional football in a posting to his Instagram.

An 11-year NFL veteran who spent 10 of those seasons as a Patriot (one in Philadelphia), Chung walks away from the NFL as a three-time Super Bowl champion.

Chung wrote a lengthy message thanking the Patriots organization and fans for all their support.

Numerous current and former teammates of Chung shared congratulatory well wishes over their Instagram stories following word of his retirement.

You can take a look at some of the best below.

During his NFL career, Chung logged 773 total tackles, 56 pass deflections and 11 interceptions. He was also named a member of the Patriots 2010’s All Decade Team in 2020.

From everyone at PatsFans, all the best to Patrick Chung as he enters the next chapter of his life!

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